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Practical Bonsai Projects By Ken Norman

Practical Bonsai Projects by Ken Norman

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Summary

- Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for designing and styling 15 classic bonsai shapes, from formal and informal upright to slanting and windswept - A wonderful introduction to the art of bonsai, with over 300 colour photographs illustrating all the skills and techniques you will ever need

Practical Bonsai Projects Summary

Practical Bonsai Projects by Ken Norman

This practical, beautifully illustrated step-by-step guide is packed with ideas for creating superb bonsai. By undertaking 15 complete projects, you will learn how to achieve the most popular shapes, including formal and informal upright, slanting, cascade, windswept, twin and triple trunk, and root-in-rock planting. Advice is given on the most suitable trees and shrubs to choose for your bonsai, and there is a special section on how to grow and care for tender tropical and subtropical trees such as figs and dwarf myrtle indoors. There is a comprehensive section on tools and equiment, and detailed instruction on all the basic techniques needed to achieve success. The art of displaying bonsai is just as important as the plant itself. Helpful guidance on pots and containers, accessories, stands and accent planting will help you to choose a pot that blends well with your tree, so that the final composition is a complementary and well-balanced work of art. With its accessible, step-by-step format and colour photographs, this book provides you with all the information you need to master this intriguing traditional craft. Ken Norman's bonsai work won the Guild of Garden Writer's highly presitigious Enthusiast's Book Of The Year for 2006, and the author is also a multiple Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal winner.

Additional information

GOR001248330
9781844763726
1844763722
Practical Bonsai Projects by Ken Norman
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Anness Publishing
2007-05-18
96
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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